BY ERIC HOSHAW
Anderson Elementary School students are starting their summer off right with a new set of wheels after recently participating in a raffle to “win” a bicycle. The idea all started months ago when Michel DeJulian, social worker and team leader for the school’s PBIS program, connected with Trenton Police Officer Rick Tanguay about taking impounded bikes from the DPW and having the students enter a raffle to win one.
“So far, we have given away about a dozen bikes,” said Doug Mentzer, principal. “This week, we will give away nine more. Even better, Al Petri didn’t hesitate to step up and help repair the bikes. In fact, not only did he volunteer his service, he also covered all of the costs associated with repair parts.” [Read more…]